Driver traveling wrong way on I-470 crashes into another

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LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol and emergency personnel responded to a crash early Wednesday morning in which one vehicle was traveling the wrong way on Interstate 470 near Strother Road.

At about 2:30 a.m., the driver of a 2013 Dodge Charger was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes and hit a 2008 Chevy Silverado being driven by a 25-year-old man. The victim and his female passenger, a 19-year-old woman, received minor injuries.

The driver of the car heading the wrong way has not been identified but it doesn’t appear the car was insured. A 20-year-old woman in the Dodge Charger was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities continued to investigate.

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